Benjamin Smith, MD
Core Faculty, Inpatient Medicine Educational Director
About Dr. Smith
Dr. Benjamin Smith was born in Brookhaven, Mississippi, and has resided on the Mississippi Gulf Coast since 2010. He is a summa cum laude graduate of Mississippi State University and then received his MD degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee, in 2010. Dr. Smith joined the United States Air Force in 2006 and did his residency in internal medicine at Keesler Air Force Base. After completing residency in 2013, he remained at Keesler as part of the teaching faculty in the Internal Medicine Clinic and served as the Outpatient Medical Director. Following 7 years of active duty service, Dr. Smith transitioned to the Air Force Reserves where he continues to serve. In 2017, he became a full-time hospitalist for Gulfport Memorial Hospital and was also elected as a Fellow in the American College of Physicians. At Memorial, Dr. Smith serves as the Inpatient Medicine Department Chair and Co-Medical Director of the hospitalist group. He is married to Dr. Mandi Smith and they have two children, Addison and Paxton.